Parallel Verses

Modern King James verseion

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were empty, and the travelers walked through crooked ways.

New American Standard Bible

“In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath,
In the days of Jael, the highways were deserted,
And travelers went by roundabout ways.

King James Version

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travellers walked through byways.

Holman Bible

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath,
in the days of Jael,
the main ways were deserted
because travelers kept to the side roads.

International Standard Version

During the lifetime of Anath's son Shamgar and during the lifetime of Jael highways remained deserted, while travelers kept to back roads.

A Conservative Version

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travelers walked through byways.

American Standard Version

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, In the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, And the travellers walked through byways.

Amplified


“In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath,
In the days of Jael, the highways were deserted,
And travelers went by roundabout ways.

Bible in Basic English

In the days of Shamgar, the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were not used, and travellers went by side roads.

Darby Translation

"In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, in the days of Ja'el, caravans ceased and travelers kept to the byways.

Julia Smith Translation

In the days of Shamgar, son of Anath, In the days of Jael, they left the ways; They went the by-ways; they will go the winding-ways.

King James 2000

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travelers walked through byways.

Lexham Expanded Bible

"In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the caravans had ceased, {the travelers}, {they kept to the byways}.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath and in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. And they that walked by paths, went by ways that set compasses about.

NET Bible

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael caravans disappeared; travelers had to go on winding side roads.

New Heart English Bible

"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

The Emphasized Bible

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the roads were forsaken, - and, the frequenters of highways, betook them to roundabout paths:

Webster

In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied, and the travelers walked through by-ways.

World English Bible

"In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were unoccupied. The travelers walked through byways.

Youngs Literal Translation

In the days of Shamgar son of Anath -- In the days of Jael -- The ways have ceased, And those going in the paths go in crooked ways.

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
In the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of Shamgar
שׁמגּר 
Shamgar 
Usage: 2

of Anath
ענת 
`Anath 
Usage: 2

in the days
יום 
Yowm 
Usage: 2293

of Jael
יעל 
Ya`el 
Usage: 6

the highways
ארח 
'orach 
Usage: 59

and the travellers
הלך 
Halak 
go, walk, come, ...away, ...along,
Usage: 1545

ילך 
Yalak 
Usage: 0

Context Readings

The Song Of Deborah And Barak

5 The mountains quaked from before Jehovah, even that Sinai from before Jehovah, the God of Israel. 6 In the days of Shamgar the son of Anath, in the days of Jael, the highways were empty, and the travelers walked through crooked ways. 7 The leaders ceased in Israel, they ceased until I, Deborah, arose; until I arose, a mother in Israel.


Cross References

Judges 3:31

And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed six hundred men of the Philistines with an ox goad. And he also delivered Israel.

Isaiah 33:8

The highways lie waste, the traveler ceases. He has broken the covenant. He has despised the cities. He cared for no man.

Leviticus 26:22

I will also send wild beasts among you, who shall bereave you. And I will destroy your cattle, and make you few. And your highways shall be deserted.

Lamentations 1:4

The roads of Zion mourn without any going to the appointed feasts. All her gates are deserted; her priests sigh; her virgins are afflicted, and she is in bitterness.

Judges 4:17-18

And Sisera fled on his feet to the tent of Jael, the wife of Heber the Kenite. For there was peace between Jabin the king of Hazor and the house of Heber the Kenite.

2 Chronicles 15:5

And in those times there was no peace to him who went out, nor to him who came in, but great tumult was on all the people of the lands.

Psalm 125:5

And those who turn aside to their crooked ways, Jehovah shall lead them forth with the workers of iniquity; peace shall be on Israel.

Lamentations 4:18

They hunted our steps from going in our streets; our end was near, our days were fulfilled, for our end has come.

Micah 3:12

Therefore, on account of you, Zion shall be plowed as a field, and Jerusalem shall become heaps, and the mountain of the house into high places of the forest.

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